The Danish Bicycle Culture in Numbers

| January 12, 2015

UrsulaBach, Københavns Kommune (4)How many Danes bike? And why are the Danes so keen on cyling? These are a just a few of the FAQs, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark gets on a regular basis. The latest data from the Danish National Travel Survey provides some of the anwers.

The Danish National Travel Survey is an interview survey which serves to document the travel behavior of the Danish population. The survey has been conducted on a regular basis since 1992, and it is the best standardized source of knowledge on how Danish residents travel. The survey is managed by the Danish Tranport University (DTU).

The results of the most recent survey have been summarized in this fact sheet.

Screendump DTU fact sheet










Find more bicycle statistics here.

For details regarding Copenhagen, check out the municipality’s latest bicycle account.

Category: Commuting, Research

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